Bellevue House National Historic Site

Hello, Shé:kon, Aaniin. At Bellevue House National Historic Site, many voices present the complex legacy of Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Come for the experience, engage with the stories, and join the conversation about Canadian history.

Historic Places Days are here!  

Join us from July 10 to 17, as thousands of Canadians celebrate Historic Places Days. Young and old will enrich their lives in the most fantastic places that speak of adventure and discovery.

There are so many new stories to explore, even in your own backyard. 

Learn more about Historic Places Days and start your adventure!

New exhibits in 2024!

New exhibits and programming in 2024 offer opportunities to engage with Canada’s complex history. Experience what life in Kingston was like in the 1840s, and learn about the legacy of Canada's Confederation.

Weekly offer

Visit Bellevue House National Historic Site at your own pace, or plan to join us on a guided tour that fits your interest and schedule.

School programs

Bellevue House offers a variety of age and curriculum linked programs. Book your class today and inspire a new generation with engaging experiences on Canadian History.

Visiting Bellevue House National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do, Xplorers program, red chairs and learning experiences.

Plan your visit

How to get here, facilities and services, museum, site rental.


Daily visitor and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.


Discovery passes.

About Bellevue House National Historic Site

Stewardship and management

Contact information, public consultations, plans, and policies.

How to get here

Please note: The LaSalle Causeway in Kingston is currently closed, please plan your route accordingly.

Contact Bellevue House National Historic Site

General inquiries:
Telephone: 613-545-8666
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888

More contact information

Hours of operation

July 1 to August 31, 2024

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Last admission 4:00 pm

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